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has a law called the 10% plan. it guarantees admission to all students in the top 10% of their class regardless of race. after those students are admitted, the university of texas uses other factors, including test scores, student activities, and race to determine who gets the remaining spots. the supreme court tack himmed the controversial issue just nine years ago but since then, the makeup of the court has become more conservative. >> the end of affirmative action is a political goal that people had for quite some time. that's what's at stake in this case. >> reporter: the university contends even if fisher was a minority student, she would not have made the cut the year she applied. supporters of the university's policy says changing it would harm everyone. >> all students would suffer, not just black and latino students. all students benefit from learning together in the classroom and outsides the classroom. >> reporter: for 30 years the supreme court has upheld affirmative action but that may change. danielle nottingham, cbs news, the supreme court. >>> the obama administration
Oct 9, 2012 12:00pm EDT
employee in her law office. >>> some train traffic is moving between baltimore and wilmington. service was shut down this morning, however, following a power problem. and that meant no amtrak service between baltimore and philadelphia and no bart service north of baltimore. delays will continue throughout the day. at least one track is now open. >>> students at woodson high school returned to school this morning, one day after the body of their missing classmate was found in a nearby park. the family of bryan glenn says that they are sure it is their son. but fairfax county police have not identified the body or determined the exact cause of death. kristin fisher caught up with glenn's classmates as they arrived at school this morning. >> i don't know what to think. i don't know what else to do. all i can do is pray right now for his family. >> reporter: students at woodson high school are wearing all black today in honor of their classmate bryan glenn. the 17-year-old had been missing since last monday and hundreds of volunteers spent the last week looking for him. it was one of those
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